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    She walks in beauty like the night
    Of cloudless chimes and starry skies;
    And all that's best of dark and bright
    Meet in her aspect and her eyes:
    Thus mellowed to that tender light
    Which heaven to gaudy day denies.

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Beauty is whatever gives joy.

Beauty is whatever gives joy.

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The beauty seems right
By force of beauty, and the feeble wrong
Because of weakness.

The beauty seems right
By force of beauty, and the feeble wrong
Because of weakness.

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The light of love, the purity of grace,
The mind, the Music breathing from her face,
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The light of love, the purity of grace,
The mind, the Music breathing from her face,
The heart whose softness harmonized the whole,
And, oh! the eye was in itself a Soul!

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Nothing makes a woman more beautiful than the belief she is beautiful. •Sophia Loren Nothing's beautiful from every point read more

Nothing makes a woman more beautiful than the belief she is beautiful. •Sophia Loren Nothing's beautiful from every point of view. •Horace Beauty is the first present nature gives to women and the first it takes away. •George Brossin Méré ...It's a sort of bloom on a woman. If you have it you don't need to have anything else; and if you don't have it, it doesn't much matter what else you have. •James Matthew Barrie In every man's heart there is a secret nerve that answers to the vibrations of beauty. •Christopher Morley Beauty is power; a smile is its sword. •Charles Reade Beauty is only skin deep, but it's a valuable asset if you're poor or haven't any sense. •Kin Hubbard Beauty is not caused. It is. •Emily Dickinson Beauty is an outward gift which is seldom despised, except by those to whom it has been refused. •Edward Gibbon My heart that was rapt away by the wild cherry blossoms -- will it return to my body when they scatter? •Kotomichi Beauty's tears are lovelier than her smile. •Campbell Champagne is the only wine a woman can drink and still remain beautiful. •Mme. de Pompadour Conceit is to nature what paint is to beauty; it is not only needless, but impairs what it would improve. •Pope Delusions are often functional. A mother's opinions about her children's beauty, intelligence, goodness, et cetera ad nauseam, keep her from drowning them at birth. •Lazarus Long Honesty coupled to beauty is to have honey a sauce to sugar. •Shakespeare It is good that the young are beautiful; it is the only advantage they have. •The Duchess of Windsor Love that has nothing but beauty to keep it in good health is short lived, and apt to have ague fits. •Erasmus The beautiful are never desolate, But someone always loves them. •Bailey Beauty, n: the power by which a woman charms a lover and terrifies a husband. •Ambrose Bierce Everything beautiful has its moment and then passes away. •Luis Cernuda Beauty without grace is the hook without the bait. •Ralph Waldo Emerson Plain women know more about men than beautiful ones do. But beautiful women don't need to know about men. It's the men who have to know about beautiful women. •Katherine Hepburn A bachelor never quite gets over the idea that he is a thing of beauty and a boy forever. •Helen Rowland There is no cosmetic for beauty like happiness. •Countess of Blessington Truth exists for the wise, beauty for the feeling heart. •Johann von Schiller When a girl ceases to blush, she has lost the most powerful charm of her beauty. •Gregory I The average man is more interested in a woman who is interested in him than he is in a woman, any woman, with beautiful legs. •Marlene Dietrich Beauty is truth, truth beauty, that is all Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know. •John Keats I'm tired of all this nonsense about beauty being only skin deep. That's deep enough. What do you want, an adorable pancreas? •Jean Kerr The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt. •Anonymous What ever beauty may be, it has for its basis order, and for its essence unity. •Father Andre Personal beauty is a greater recommendation than any letter of reference. •Aristotle I'm not ugly, but my beauty is a total creation. •Tyra Banks Exuberance is beauty. •William Blake Even with all my wrinkles! I am beautiful! •Bessie Delanay As soon as beauty is sought not from religion and love, but for pleasure, it degrades the seeker. •Ralph Waldo Emerson Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror. •Kahlil Gibran Beauty is worse than wine, it intoxicates both the holder and beholder. •Immermann Beauty is a short-lived tyranny. •Socrates Beauty is the bait which with delight allures man to enlarge his kind.

by Sophia Loren Found in: Beauty Quotes,
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The ladies of St. James's!
They're painted to the eyes;
Their white is stays for ever,
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The ladies of St. James's!
They're painted to the eyes;
Their white is stays for ever,
Their red it never dies;
But Phyllida, my Phillida!
Her colour comes and goes;
It trembles to a lily,--
It wavers to a rose.

by Henry Austin Dobson Found in: Beauty Quotes,
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The most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched, they must be felt with the heart

The most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched, they must be felt with the heart

by Helen Keller Found in: Beauty Quotes,
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Beauty is unbearable, drives us to despair, offering us for a minute the glimpse of an eternity that we should read more

Beauty is unbearable, drives us to despair, offering us for a minute the glimpse of an eternity that we should like to stretch out over the whole of time.

by Albert Camus Found in: Beauty Quotes,
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On the beach at night,
Stands a child with her father,
Watching the east, the autumn sky.
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On the beach at night,
Stands a child with her father,
Watching the east, the autumn sky.
Up through the darkness,
While ravening clouds, the burial clouds, in black masses spreading,
Lower sullen and fast athwart and down the sky,
Amid a transparent clear belt of ether yet left in the east,
Ascends large and calm the lord-star Jupiter,
And nigh at hand, only a very little above,
Swim the delicate sisters the Pleiades.
From the beach the child holding the hand of her father,
Those burial-clouds that lower victorious soon to devour all,
Watching, silently weeps.
Weep not, child,
Weep not, my darling,
With these kisses let me remove your tears,
The ravening clouds shall not long be victorious,
They shall not long possess the sky, they devour the stars only in apparition,
Jupiter shall emerge, be patient, watch again another night,
the Pleiades shall emerge,
They are immortal, all those stars both silvery and golden shall shine out again,
The great stars and the little ones shall shine out again, they endure,
The vast immortal suns and the long-enduring pensive moons shall again shine.
Then dearest child mournest thou only for jupiter?
Considerest thou alone the burial of the stars?
Something there is, (With my lips soothing thee, adding I whisper,
I give thee the first suggestion, the problem and indirection,)
Something there is more immortal even than the stars,
(Many the burials, many the days and nights, passing away,)
Something that shall endure longer even than lustrous Jupiter
Longer than sun or any revolving satellite,
Or the radiant sisters the Pleiades.

by Walt Whitman Found in: Beauty Quotes,
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I pour into the world the eternal streams
Wan prophets tent beside, and dream their dreams.

I pour into the world the eternal streams
Wan prophets tent beside, and dream their dreams.

by John Vance Cheney Found in: Beauty Quotes,
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